Defense Digest

Monthly compilation of key articles, designed for the policy-making audience, highlighting the U.S.-Israel strategic relationship.

  • Defense Digest - April 2014

    April 29, 2014

    1. Dempsey: US Israeli Views of Iran Threat More in Line
    2. Israel on Course for Joint Strike Fighter Wing Deliveries
    3. US, Israeli and Greek Navies Begin Annual Sea Drill
    4. Israel Launches Radar-Based Spy Satellite
    5. Israel Receives First Super Hercules Aircraft

  • Defense Digest - March 2014

    March 24, 2014

    1. Americans and Israelis Train with Advanced Aircraft
    2. Israel Shows Media Secret Hospital in Golan Heights
    3. Israeli Commercial Planes to Be Equipped With Lasers
    4. Israel Could Expand Missile Defense to Egypt and Jordan
    5. Israel Offers American Veterans Support

  • Defense Digest - January 2014

    January 15, 2014

    1. Ashkelon Targeted By Gaza Rockets
    2. Arrow-3 Interceptor Missile Successfully Tested
    3. Israel's Defense Ministry to Buy American Phones
    4. Arrow Site Named After Former Senator Daniel Inouye
    5. U.S. Delegation Honors Sharon

  • Defense Digest - November 2013

    November 15, 2013

    1. Israel to Host Joint Air Drill
    2. Iron Dome Intercepts Gaza Rocket
    3. U.S. Veterans Travel to Israel
    4. Israeli, U.S. Companies Partner on Fighter Pilot Helmets
    5. Lockheed Martin to Open Israeli Subsidiary


  • Defense Digest - October 2013

    October 15, 2013

    1. Successful Arrow-3 Trials May Prompt Timetable Advancement
    2. Some Iron Dome Production May Move to U.S.
    3. Northern Israel Hit by Syrian Mortar Shells
    4. Israel Performs Long-Range Flight Exercise
    5. Israeli Scientists Unveil Innovations in Aerospace Medicine

  • Defense Digest - September 2013

    September 16, 2013

    1. U.S., Israel Test Missile Successfully in Joint Exercise
    2. Israel Moves Iron Dome to Dan Region
    3. U.S., Israel Increase Emphasis on Cyber Capabilities
    4. Digital Ground Army May Be IDF’s Future
    5. American, Israeli Youth Visit Arlington National Cemetery

  • Defense Digest - August 2013

    August 15, 2013

    1. Gen. Dempsey Visiting Israel This Week 
    2. Chief of Staff of U.S. Air Force Returns from Israel
    3. Joint Military Exercise between EUCOM-IDF Begin 
    4. Israel Waives Funding Exemption
    5. Roskam/Deutch: Iron Dome a Game Changer

  • Defense Digest - July 2013

    July 15, 2013

    1. Israel, U.S. Successfully Test Arrow-3
    2. Israel Builds and Delivers F-35 Part to Northrop Grumman
    3. New Lockheed Martin Branch Opening in Israel 
    4. Essential Iron Dome Laser Guide Soon to be Made in U.S.
    5. Israeli Co-Ed Unit an Example for New U.S. Military Policy

  • Defense Digest - April 2013

    May 17, 2013

    1. Hagel Salutes U.S.-Israel Relationship 
    2. Israel Moves to Enhance Air Force Technology 
    3. Israel Develops Anti-Missile System for Airplanes
    4. Israeli Company to Open New U.S. Location
    5. Israeli Company Innovates Critical Defense Technology

  • Defense Digest - March 2013

    March 29, 2013

    1. Arrow-3 Interceptor Successfully Tested
    2. Obama Expresses Support for Military Aid Package
    3. Secretary of Defense Hagel Planing Trip to Israel
    4. U.S., Israel Conduct Joint Naval Exercise
    5. Elbit Systems of America Awarded Naval Contract

  • Defense Digest - January 2013

    January 31, 2013

    1. US Defense Secretary Meets with Israeli Counterpart
    2. US Army Hosts Israeli Soldiers for Training Insight
    3. Upgraded Iron Dome Tested
    4. Israeli Air Force Used American Techniques
    5. Virginia Based Defense Company Received Israeli Contract

  • Defense Digest - November 2012

    November 30, 2012

    1. Iron Dome Displays High Success Rate
    2. David’s Sling Completes Successful Interception
    3. Northrop Grumman Wins Contract for Litening Pod Production
    4. Israeli University Competes in U.S. Robotics Competition
    5. Largest Joint Military Exercise Concludes

  • Defense Digest - October 2012

    October 31, 2012

    1. Iron Dome Successfully Intercepts Rockets
    2. U.S, Israel Hold Joint Missile Defense Drill
    3. Raytheon and Israeli Company Rafael Sign Cooperation Agreement
    4. Israeli Bandage to be Produced in U.S.
    5. Israeli Defense Subsidiary Wins U.S. Award

  • Defense Digest - September 2012

    September 28, 2012

    1. Israeli Defense Firm Creates U.S. Jobs  
    2. U.S. Veterans Meet Israeli Peers
    3. Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Visits Israel 
    4. Scheduled U.S.-Israel Drill Still Largest in History  
    5. Iron Dome Missile Defense System Moved to Tel-Aviv

  • Defense Digest - August 2012

    August 29, 2012

    1. Agreement Reached By Pentagon for Israeli Systems on F-35  
    2. U.S., Israel Participate in Joint Naval Exercise
    3. U.S. Defense Secretary Hails U.S.-Israel Strategic Cooperation 
    4. Arrow Missile Defense System to Receive Upgrade 
    5. Iron Dome Moved to Protect Southern Israel